Tag: Palestine

israel’s-ban-on-rashida-tlaib-and-ilhan-omar-backfires
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Aug
2019

Israel’s Ban on Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar BackfiresIsrael’s Ban on Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar Backfires

Trump and Netanyahu thought they were pulling a fast one on two U.S. congresswoman, but it has blown up in their faces, as Marjorie Cohn explains. During Congress’s August recess, a group of 41 Democratic and 31 Republican congressmembers traveled to Israel on a delegation sponsored by American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). AIPAC subsidizes […]

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tlaib-&-omar-aren’t-really-helping-the-palestinian-cause
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Aug
2019

Tlaib & Omar aren’t really helping the Palestinian causeTlaib & Omar aren’t really helping the Palestinian cause

In this Duran article, Seraphim Hanisch writes: […] many Palestinians may see a light of hope in rhetoric from Congresswomen Tlaib and Omar. And to be sure, sometimes what they say is very accurate. To give these two ladies credit, especially Ilhan Omar, never has the nature of what is going on in Israel with regard to Palestine been as […]

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talk-of-moving-uk’s-embassy-in-israel
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Aug
2019

Talk of Moving UK’s Embassy in IsraelTalk of Moving UK’s Embassy in Israel

As things stand, the EU prohibition on relocating embassies to Jerusalem will fall on Nov. 1, writes Craig Murray. Brexit could open the way for a U.K. embassy in Jerusalem. (Christoph Scholz, CC BY-SA 2.0, Wikimedia Commons) By Craig MurrayCraigMurray.org.uk Following U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton’s talks with Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his […]

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the-angry-arab:-armies-&-politics-in-the-middle-east
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Aug
2019

THE ANGRY ARAB: Armies & Politics in the Middle EastTHE ANGRY ARAB: Armies & Politics in the Middle East

As`ad AbuKhalil reviews Middle East rulers’ reasons for distrusting their own militaries.    King Hussein of Jordan among his troops, March 1957. (Wikimedia Commons) By As`ad AbuKhalilSpecial to Consortium News A close association between armies and politics has pertained in the Middle East for a long while. Army leaders have led many Arab countries in […]

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